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Talking About the “Yun” One

19 June 2014

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Ex-Rover looking for his Korea to kick on.

Former Rovers loanee Yun Suk Young will be hoping for a positive result at the World Cup at the weekend when he and his South Korea teammates take on Algeria in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Yun, who played three games at left-back for Paul Dickov’s side in the Sky Bet Championship last term, started The Korean’s opening Group H game in Cuiabá where they were held to a 1-1 draw by Fabio Capello’s Russia.

Yun is one of a number of South Korean players representing Football League clubs, including Bolton’s Lee Chung-yong.

QPR have another representative at the World Cup in Cameroon’s Benoit Assou-Ekkotto, while Wigan Athletic through Roger Espinoza (Honduras) and Jean Beausejour (Chile) and Middlesbrough with Kenneth Omeruo (Nigeria) and Albert Adomah, also have a pair of players currently in Brazil.

Gonzalo Jara of Chile and Nottingham Forest and Riyad Mahrez of Algeria and Leicester City completes the list of players at the World Cup who played either for or against Doncaster Rovers in the Sky Bet Championship last season.

*Reza Ghoochannejhad of Charlton has featured at the World Cup for Iran did not play against Rovers while three who did; Niko Kranjcar (Croatia and QPR), Jeffrey Schlupp (Ghana and Leicester) and Pavel Pogrebnyak (Russia and Reading) were included in provisional 30 man squads before being omitted.*

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